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WSP/WSAB Multi Agency Safeguarding Training
Warrington Multi Agency Safeguarding Training

Warrington Safeguarding Partnership (WSP) and Warrington Safeguarding Adults Board (WSAB) are pleased to offer a programme of multi-agency training. Th...
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Group Supervision
15 Oct
Children’s social care are very pleased to confirm that we will be commencing our offer of reflective group supervision for schools. What is group supervision? Group supervision involves the use of a group setting to enable members to reflect on their work. By pooling skills, experience and knowledge, the aim of the session is to improve the skills and capability of both individuals and the group. It is a process by which to share learning and assist in developing consistency of practice. The goal of the session may be to solve problems, learn from others and reflect on the impact of self. What will the groups focus? • covering various themes relevant to safeguarding children and supporting families (domestic abuse, parental substance misuse, abuse/neglect.) • Focused sessions around self-care and development (stress and resilience, conflict resolution, effective communication, maintaining an empathic approach.) How will this benefit schools? Offer a safe space for reflection, acknowledging the highly emotive and challenging nature of working with children and families in need of support. Focus on the emotional impact on professionals as humans first. Offer opportunity to learn from best practice and reflect on areas for development. Focus and reflect on specific areas of practice eg. Domestic abuse, contextual safeguarding. The group will be based around systemic practice theories, sharing learning and encouraging consistent practice across all professionals involved in safeguarding. The groups will be supported and facilitated by Alex Woods, the Children’s Principal Social Worker. The groups are being held on the following dates (max attendees 10). Places can be booked through the ……………….. Each session will be approx. 90 minutes. Thursday 14th November 4pm Friday 22nd December 9.30am Monday 9th December 9.30am & 4pm Wednesday 22nd January 4pm Wednesday 29th January 9.30am If you would like to have more detail or just have a chat about it please email Alex Woods (alexandra.woods@warrington.gov.uk)
Warrington Education Partnership and EEF Development Partnership
10 Oct
Opportunities for Warrington and Wider Working with the Aspirer Research School Programme of Activity: from Autumn 2019 There are many ways of engaging with the WEP/EEF partnership this term – with different levels of commitment required. All schools are welcome to be involved in any and all ways. Please follow the link below to find out further information: http://www.myschoolservices.co.uk/Page/15531 All training sessions can know be booked through my school services through the link above. If you have any queries please contact Lisa Adams (ladams@warrington.gov.uk)
EYFS, KS1 and KS2 Moderator Recruitment
09 Oct
The Local Authority are looking to recruit a pool of moderators in EYFS, KS1 and KS2. It is envisaged that this year will be seen as a training year for the new moderators. This will provide them with the opportunity to attend the training and sit the test (KS1 and KS2 only). They will then be asked to shadow an experienced moderator during the moderation period in June 2020. As they will only be shadowing in the first instance supply cover will not be funded whilst they are out of school. If you are interested in becoming a moderator in any of the key stages please complete the attached application form which much be endorsed by the Headteacher. We also request that you submit a side of A4 including details of your recent experience of the assessment process as a teacher. Eligible teachers need to have recent experience (within two years) of the relevant end of key stage assessment. Completed forms should be submitted to Lisa Adams (ladams@warrington.gov.uk) by the 25 October. Attached are copies of the job descriptions for each area to give you an idea of the expectations.